John W Ayers

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What's the Healthiest Day?: Circaseptan (Weekly) Rhythms in Healthy Considerations
    John W Ayers
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 47:73-6. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Do celebrity cancer diagnoses promote primary cancer prevention?
    John W Ayers
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 58:81-4. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Seasonality in seeking mental health information on Google
    John W Ayers
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:520-5. 2013
  4. pmc A novel evaluation of World No Tobacco day in Latin America
    John W Ayers
    Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, MA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 14:e77. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Novel surveillance of psychological distress during the great recession
    John W Ayers
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at the Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, MA, USA
    J Affect Disord 142:323-30. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Digital detection for tobacco control: online reactions to the 2009 u.s. Cigarette excise tax increase
    John W Ayers
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:576-83. 2014
  7. doi request reprint Tracking the rise in popularity of electronic nicotine delivery systems (electronic cigarettes) using search query surveillance
    John W Ayers
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:448-53. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Adult prescription drug use and pediatric medication exposures and poisonings
    Lindsey C Burghardt
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 132:18-27. 2013
  9. pmc Assessing the online social environment for surveillance of obesity prevalence
    Rumi Chunara
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e61373. 2013

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint What's the Healthiest Day?: Circaseptan (Weekly) Rhythms in Healthy Considerations
    John W Ayers
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, California Electronic address
    Am J Prev Med 47:73-6. 2014
    ..Biological clocks govern numerous aspects of human health, including weekly clocks-called circaseptan rhythms-that typically include early-week spikes for many illnesses...
  2. doi request reprint Do celebrity cancer diagnoses promote primary cancer prevention?
    John W Ayers
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA Electronic address
    Prev Med 58:81-4. 2014
    ..Celebrity cancer diagnoses generate considerable media coverage of and increase interest in cancer screening, but do they also promote primary cancer prevention?..
  3. doi request reprint Seasonality in seeking mental health information on Google
    John W Ayers
    Center for Behavioral Epidemiology and Community Health, San Diego, CA 92123, USA
    Am J Prev Med 44:520-5. 2013
    ..One promising approach to bridge similar gaps elsewhere has been the use of passively generated digital data...
  4. pmc A novel evaluation of World No Tobacco day in Latin America
    John W Ayers
    Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, MA, USA
    J Med Internet Res 14:e77. 2012
    ..World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), commemorated annually on May 31, aims to inform the public about tobacco harms. Because tobacco control surveillance is usually annualized, the effectiveness of WNTD remains unexplored into its 25th year...
  5. doi request reprint Novel surveillance of psychological distress during the great recession
    John W Ayers
    Children s Hospital Informatics Program at the Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, MA, USA
    J Affect Disord 142:323-30. 2012
    ..However, no sentinels exist to evaluate contemporaneous associations. Aggregate Internet search query surveillance was used to monitor population changes in PD around the United States' Great Recession...
  6. ncbi request reprint Digital detection for tobacco control: online reactions to the 2009 u.s. Cigarette excise tax increase
    John W Ayers
    Graduate School of Public Health, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
    Nicotine Tob Res 16:576-83. 2014
    ..We demonstrate for the first time an approach for analyzing aggregate Internet search queries that captures precise changes in population considerations about tobacco...
  7. doi request reprint Tracking the rise in popularity of electronic nicotine delivery systems (electronic cigarettes) using search query surveillance
    John W Ayers
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Prev Med 40:448-53. 2011
    ..Public interest in electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) is undocumented...
  8. ncbi request reprint Adult prescription drug use and pediatric medication exposures and poisonings
    Lindsey C Burghardt
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Hospital Boston, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 132:18-27. 2013
    ..The objective of the study was to measure the association between changing adult prescription drug patterns and pediatric medication exposures and poisonings and identify high-risk classes of medications and pediatric age groups...
  9. pmc Assessing the online social environment for surveillance of obesity prevalence
    Rumi Chunara
    Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e61373. 2013
    ..Understanding the social environmental around obesity has been limited by available data. One promising approach used to bridge similar gaps elsewhere is to use passively generated digital data...